The Komodo National Park is one of Indonesia’s true gems. It is a one-of-a-kind destination for adventurous travelers and nature lovers due to its unique landscape and fauna. Komodo liveaboard is considered by many tourists as the best way to reach Komodo National Park, including a favorite diving spot for domestic and foreign divers. The clear water, schools of small fish, big fish, no pollution, and beautiful manta rays make it a dream diving destination in Indonesia.
Komodo National Park From Jakarta
If you go to Komodo national park from Jakarta, there are 2 flight options, with a transit flight to Bali or a direct flight to Labuan Bajo. For direct flights, you can take Garuda Indonesia with a departure of 10.05 WIB and arriving at Labuan Bajo airport at 13.35 WITA. Garuda Indonesia is the choice to fly to Labuan Bajo comfortably, of course, the price is a bit expensive compared to other airlines. If you want to save even more, you can take a transit flight but it will take longer.
Luxury Komodo liveaboard from Labuan Bajo
After arriving in Labuan Bajo, you still have to continue the journey to reach Komodo National Park and the surrounding diving spots. Many Komodo liveaboard operators will offer various packages to suit the needs of tourists. The Komodo liveaboard package certainly includes snorkeling and diving activities. Some operators even provide other activities such as kayaking, fishing, and paddleboard. Choosing a Komodo liveaboard budget is important because it involves the destination spots you will visit and the availability of boat facilities.
Reaching Komodo National Park a la Backpacker
Backpackers can be an option to enjoy the beauty of the Komodo National Park with a thin budget. Only people with a backpacker mentality and a more frugal orientation can take this trip. There are many stages of preparation that backpackers have to do, starting from detailing transportation schedules, accommodation to boats for the hoping island. Travel time will certainly be longer. If you claim to be a frugal person, you can try a backpacker with a frugal budget and enjoy the panoramic beauty of the Komodo National Park.
If your journey starts from Jakarta, you can use the train to Surabaya. Arriving at the Pasar Turi station, you can continue your journey to Labuan Bajo by boat. It’s a little inconvenient because you have to be good at adjusting to the ship’s schedule. You can check the Pelni ship schedule through the website so that it is easy for you to get the appropriate ship schedule.
Arriving in Labuan Bajo, you can look for cheap lodging. Joining the Komodo sailing trip is the best that you can find around Soekarno Hatta street. If you have joined the Komodo trip package, you can go straight to the pier and start the adventure.